CRAB APPLE

Flowering Crab Apple Eleyi - Not Available 2019

Malus Eleyi

DESCRIPTION:

Single to semi-double wine-red flowers that hang in clusters appear in mid Spring, followed by dark crimson red fruit. New leaves are purple-bronze, turning bronze green in late summer. This variety offers both the lovely blossom and abundant fruit.

HEIGHT x WIDTH:

6 metres x 6 metres

SHAPE:

Upright spreading

FOLIAGE:

New foliage is purple-bronze, turning bronze green in late Summer

FLOWERS:

Single to semi-double wine red flowers on long stalks

FRUIT:

Prolific dark red fruit crop

COMMENTS:

Excellent variety for Crab Apple jelly.

TREE CARE:

Plant in full sun in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.